Category Archives: architecture

Waiting at Huddersfield…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very nice fish names are: the fathead sculpin, the lined sole, the dottyback, the boga, and the blackchin. If you were invited to a Dress Up as a Fish party, which one of these would … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one having an animated political argument with the elephant in the room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 401. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was honing all my chisels and plane … Continue reading

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The church gazing up…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected dances are: the Cat Daddy, the Dutty Wine, the Pryvit, the Lezginka, the Lambeth Walk, and the Schottische. Come on Stella – let’s Schottische around in the front garden! Hoy, don’t knock my … Continue reading

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What’s in Ugg’s handy snake-skin pouch?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Sally-port. A postern gate or passage underground from the inner to outer works of a fortification. I used to have a sally-port, but I had it filled in as soon as I … Continue reading

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More interesting rubbish…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s bedside items are a bottle of cough mixture and a packet of Wilko Max Strength Cold & Flu Capsules. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What a rubbish photo! Yes, this caught my eye as I walked past an old … Continue reading

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I think it’s time for a lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word entablature. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lino print in oil based ink on nice thin Kizuki paper about A4 in size. Is it ‘contrasty’ enough for you dear reader? … Continue reading

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Delete, delete, delete, ha ha ha!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is bell capital – a form of capital of which the chief characteristic is a reversed bell between the shaft or necking and the upper moulding. The bell is often enriched with ornate … Continue reading

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